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03-28

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Prospectus Preview: AL West 2014 Preseason Preview
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R.J. Anderson and Jason Wojciechowski

03-27

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7

Prospectus Preview: NL West 2014 Preseason Preview
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Russell A. Carleton and Daniel Rathman

03-26

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17

Prospectus Preview: AL Central 2014 Preseason Preview
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Ben Lindbergh and Nick Wheatley-Schaller

03-25

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18

Prospectus Preview: NL Central 2014 Preseason Preview
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Ken Funck and Harry Pavlidis

03-25

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10

Prospectus Preview: AL East 2014 Preseason Preview
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Andrew Koo and Zachary Levine

03-24

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27

Prospectus Preview: NL East 2014 Preseason Preview
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Sam Miller and Will Woods

03-29

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21

Prospectus Preview: These Questions Three: The Bottom of the Barrel
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Russell A. Carleton and Ian Miller

03-28

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8

Prospectus Preview: These Questions Three: The Maybe-Next-Years
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Bradford Doolittle and Harry Pavlidis

03-27

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6

Prospectus Preview: These Questions Three: The Cautiously Optimistic
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Matthew Kory and Paul Sporer

03-26

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7

Prospectus Preview: These Questions Three: The Legit Contenders
by
Sam Miller and Adam Sobsey

03-25

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15

Prospectus Preview: These Questions Three: The Favorites
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R.J. Anderson and Nick J. Faleris

03-05

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31

Prospectus Preview: NL West 2012 Season Preview
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Jay Jaffe and Geoff Young

03-02

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13

Prospectus Preview: NL Central 2012 Preseason Preview, Part II
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Stephani Bee and Larry Granillo

03-01

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Prospectus Preview: NL Central 2012 Preseason Preview, Part I
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Stephani Bee and Larry Granillo

02-29

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Prospectus Preview: AL Central 2012 Preseason Preview, Part Two
by
Steven Goldman and Ben Lindbergh

02-29

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12

Prospectus Preview: AL West 2012 Preseason Preview
by
Jason Parks and Jason Wojciechowski

02-28

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28

Prospectus Preview: AL Central 2012 Preseason Preview, Part One
by
Steven Goldman and Ben Lindbergh

02-22

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28

Prospectus Preview: NL East 2012 Preseason Preview
by
Derek Carty and Michael Jong

02-20

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19

Prospectus Preview: AL East 2012 Preseason Preview
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R.J. Anderson and Jason Collette

02-21

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6

Prospectus Preview: NL West 2011 Preseason Preview
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Christina Kahrl

02-18

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12

Prospectus Preview: NL Central 2011 Preseason Preview
by
Larry Granillo

02-17

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Prospectus Preview: NL East 2011 Preseason Preview
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Ben Lindbergh

02-16

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Prospectus Preview: AL West 2011 Preseason Preview
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Colin Wyers

02-15

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20

Prospectus Preview: AL Central 2011 Preseason Preview
by
R.J. Anderson

02-14

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23

Prospectus Preview: AL East 2011 Forecast
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Steven Goldman

10-27

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Prospectus Preview: World Series Game Five
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Caleb Peiffer

10-26

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Prospectus Preview: World Series Game Four
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Caleb Peiffer

10-25

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Prospectus Preview: World Series Game Three
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Caleb Peiffer

10-23

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Prospectus Preview: World Series Game Two
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Caleb Peiffer

10-19

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Prospectus Preview: ALCS Game Seven
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Caleb Peiffer

10-18

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Prospectus Preview: ALCS Game Six
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Caleb Peiffer

10-16

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Prospectus Preview: ALCS Game Five
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Caleb Peiffer

10-15

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Prospectus Preview: NLCS Game Five
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Caleb Peiffer

10-14

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Prospectus Preview: ALCS Game Four
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Caleb Peiffer

10-13

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5

Prospectus Preview: Monday's Games to Watch
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Caleb Peiffer

10-12

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6

Prospectus Preview: NLCS Game Three
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Caleb Peiffer

10-11

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Prospectus Preview: ALCS Game Two
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Caleb Peiffer

10-10

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Prospectus Preview: NLCS Game Two
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Caleb Peiffer

10-06

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Prospectus Preview: Monday's Games to Watch
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Caleb Peiffer

10-05

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Prospectus Preview: Sunday's Games to Watch
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Caleb Peiffer

10-04

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Prospectus Preview: Saturday's Games to Watch
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Caleb Peiffer

10-03

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Prospectus Preview: Friday's Games to Watch
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Caleb Peiffer

10-02

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Prospectus Preview: Thursday's Games to Watch
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Caleb Peiffer

09-30

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Prospectus Preview: Tuesday's Game to Watch
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Caleb Peiffer

09-29

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Prospectus Preview: Monday's Game to Watch
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Caleb Peiffer

09-28

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Prospectus Preview: Sunday's Games to Watch
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Marc Normandin

09-27

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Prospectus Preview: Saturday's Games to Watch
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Caleb Peiffer

09-26

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Prospectus Preview: Friday's Games to Watch
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Caleb Peiffer

09-25

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Prospectus Preview: Thursday's Games to Watch
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Marc Normandin

09-24

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Prospectus Preview: Wednesday's Games to Watch
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Caleb Peiffer

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Part two of a roundtable discussion about how action in the NL Central will shake out in 2012.

PECOTA Team Projections
​Record: 85-77
Team WARP: 31.7
Team TAv: .260
Runs Scored: 742
Runs Allowed: 699
Team FRAA: 2.9







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The first part of a roundtable discussion about how teams in the NL Central will fare in the 2012 season.

PECOTA Team Projections
​Record: 74-88
Team WARP: 20.2
Team TAv: .253
Runs Scored: 685
Runs Allowed: 756
Team FRAA: 1.1







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Wrapping up our tour of the AL Central by discussing how good the Tigers can be, how close the Royals are to being competitive, and the sorry state of the Twins.

1) Will their defensive experiment work out?

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February 29, 2012 3:00 am

Prospectus Preview: AL West 2012 Preseason Preview

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Jason Parks and Jason Wojciechowski

The two Jasons dissect the pressing questions facing the Rangers, Angels, A's, and Mariners this season.

PECOTA Team Projections
Record: 89-73
Team WARP: 45.7
Runs Scored: 719
Runs Allowed: 648​
Team FRAA: 37.6






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Talking White Sox and Indians in our preview coverage of the division so nice we had to break it up and discuss it twice.

1) Kenny Williams seemed to have a case of split personality this offseason. Is he rebuilding, planning to contend, just resting, what?

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February 22, 2012 3:00 am

Prospectus Preview: NL East 2012 Preseason Preview

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Derek Carty and Michael Jong

Roundtable discussion of the pressing questions facing the NL East teams as we approach the start of the season

1) After a disappointing sophomore campaign, what can we expect of Jason Heyward going forward?
MJ:
Jason Heyward had an injury-riddled sophomore season in Atlanta, but there is a lot to like about his chances at a rebound campaign in 2012. His offensive line was deflated by a .260 BABIP, but his peripherals were once again stellar. His 11.6 percent walk rate represented a regression from 2010 but cannot be considered poor, and his .162 ISO likewise dropped from the previous year but did not experience a precipitous fall.


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February 20, 2012 3:00 am

Prospectus Preview: AL East 2012 Preseason Preview

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R.J. Anderson and Jason Collette

Roundtable discussion of the most pressing issues facing each AL East team entering Spring Training

PECOTA Team Projections
Record: 72-90
Team WARP: 21.0
Team TAv: .264
Runs Scored: 701
Runs Allowed: 798
Team FRAA: -11.4







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February 21, 2011 9:00 am

Prospectus Preview: NL West 2011 Preseason Preview

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Christina Kahrl

Will the defending champs' pitching preserve them as they attempt to repeat?

What sorts of surprises does the division that's home to the surprise world champs and the equally surprising Padres hold for us this time around?

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February 18, 2011 12:15 pm

Prospectus Preview: NL Central 2011 Preseason Preview

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Larry Granillo

Can the Reds hold off the Cards' Big Four to repeat as division champs?

To say that the NL Central has been weak lately is a bit of an understatement. Over the last five years, the six-team division had more 99-loss clubs (two) than 92-win teams (one, the 2008 Cubs, who won 97 games).

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Will the Phillies' four horsemen ride right over the other four clubs?

For the past four seasons, the NL East has been the Phillies' personal playground, serving as a six-month warm-up for a run of post-season success that has yielded two pennants and a championship. The presumptive favorite hasn't changed in 2011, but the division's other occupants won't surrender without a fight. Prior to last season, the NL Wild Card hadn't come out of the East since 2003, when the Marlins claimed it and went on to win the World Series, but the Braves' 2010 post-season appearance proved that the division's playoff-caliber contenders weren't confined to Philly, and four younger, potentially hungrier rosters will be gunning for the division's defending champs come Opening Day.

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February 16, 2011 12:45 pm

Prospectus Preview: AL West 2011 Preseason Preview

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Colin Wyers

Can the Rangers repeat despite losing Lee?

Someone has to win the AL West, and because it contains only four teams, that means each of them has to like their chances a little bit more than teams in most divisions. But who will come out on top—the defending champs? The resurgent A’s? Or the once-dominant Angels?

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February 15, 2011 9:52 am

Prospectus Preview: AL Central 2011 Preseason Preview

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R.J. Anderson

Can the Twins repeat despite off-season defections?

The American League Central has not produced a World Series champion since the White Sox in 2005 and is responsible for only two pennant winners in the 13 seasons since the last expansion. A Central team has not won a playoff series since the Indians took the Red Sox to the limit in 2007. The most post-season success the Central has witnessed lately is in divisional tiebreakers.

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